Today's Local News

4-H Week Continues with Focusing on the Heart

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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This week is National 4-H Week and Washington County is continuing to celebrate the 4‑H youth who have made an impact in the community.  

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Wellman Offers Way to Get Rid of Fall Yard Waste

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Wellman makes it easy for you to get rid of any unwanted yard waste.

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Plans for Columbus Junction Levee Project Approved

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:22 am

The specifications for the proposed levee project in Columbus Junction have been approved.

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Alive After Five Celebrating Business Anniversary

Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 at 6:21 am

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A Washington business is hosting an event tonight to celebrate their anniversary.  

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Oklahoma Man Arrested in Wellman Early Sunday

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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An Oklahoma man is behind bars after being arrested in Wellman early yesterday morning.  

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Candidates Forum Tonight

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:29 am

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Candidates seeking elected positions in Washington are speaking at a forum tonight.  

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Plenty of Flu Shots Available

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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October is the beginning of flu season and now is the time to get protected from the illness.  

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Pork Queen Talks about the Importance of Pork Industry

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:26 am

October is Pork Month and the importance of the industry in our area is being highlighted by the local Pork Queen.  

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Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Future Stream Use

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Public meetings have been set to gain input on proposed water quality standards.  

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DOT Meeting on HW 61 Improvement Alternatives Later This Month

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The DOT is holding an informative meeting on possible alternatives to U.S. 61 improvements in Louisa County.

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National 4-H Week

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:23 am

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A week to celebrate youth in the community is this week.  

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4-Hers Spreading the Word Across the County

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:22 am

This week Washington County 4-Hers are spreading the word about their organization.

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Local Community Foundations to Receive Funding

Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 6:21 am

A large amount of money is on its way to multiple community foundations in the area.

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Oklahoma Man Arrested in Wellman

Posted: Sunday, October 7th, 2012 at 9:18 am

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An Oklahoma man is behind bars after being arrested in Wellman early this morning.  

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Board of Supervisors Discussing Land This Week

Posted: Sunday, October 7th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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Development and highway easements are part of what is being discussed during this week’s Washington County Board of Supervisors meeting.  

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National 4-H Week Set to Kick Off

Posted: Sunday, October 7th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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A week to celebrate youth in the community is set to kick off today.  

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DOT Meeting on US 61 Improvement Alternatives Later This Month

Posted: Sunday, October 7th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The DOT is holding an informative meeting on possible alternatives to U.S. 61 improvements in Louisa County.

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2nd Bull Bash Next Weekend

Posted: Sunday, October 7th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A second annual event in Columbus Junction is looking for participants.

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Protecting Stored Grain in Cooler Weather

Posted: Saturday, October 6th, 2012 at 6:30 am

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With the temperatures to be in the 50s for highs and the 30s for lows this weekend, cooling already harvested grain is important to avoid spoilage.  

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List of Unclaimed Money to be Released Soon

Posted: Saturday, October 6th, 2012 at 6:28 am

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Each year, the Iowa Secretary of the Treasury’s office releases names of Iowa residents who have unclaimed properties available to them.  

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